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Owners hope to head off trouble and speed sales by hiring their own inspectors.   JUDY MELLO wasn't looking forward to buying a new place to live, imagining a lengthy, complicated and perhaps stressful experience. "I figured it was going to drag on for months and months," she says. "But it wasn'...
Fresh on newsstands last week is the December issue of Oprah Magazine!!!!     Oprah has an article about environmental issues in and around the home. EDRs reports are not only mentioned but the website is listed as well. Why is that great news? Many people, particularly women, listen to Oprah.   ...
Now that fall is here, the demands on heating systems are in full swing. Regular maintenance ensures a warm, comfortable home while allowing the furnace to perform safely and at its optimum efficiency. Here are some basics for homeowners: •>       Vacuum and dust around the furnace regularly, inc...
It's summertime, and that means pool season is here. While it's fun to take a refreshing dip, swim a few laps, or just watch the kids splash around, homeowners need to take extra precautions around their backyard pool. Unfortunately, drownings and pool-related injuries occur each year, affecting ...
   Make sure the ground slopes away from the house everywhere. Keep gutters and downspouts clear so water flows away. Repair floor and wall cracks to eliminate seepage. Do not establish flower beds too close to the house. Repair damaged weeping tiles, and poorly-drained window wells. Fill small c...
 A little attention can go a long way toward preventing costly problems from developing. Pillar To Post recommends the following easy steps for homeowners to keep their property in great shape, whether for sale or for enhanced enjoyment: •·        Inspect, clean, and repair window screens before ...

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